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did he love space. once he retired from nasa he went under the sea. he became an aquanaut, if you will. he spent 30 days under the pacific ocean in the sea lab studying the effects of sea life on the human body. there is going to be a large group of people here today. of course, some of his fellow navy fliers. he was a navy cadet, some of the navy personnel will be here. we had the navy honor guard just a short time ago. and some of the nasa astronauts will be here acting as honorary paul bearers. john glenn will be giving the eulogy. he and carpenter were great friends, neighbors during the nasa program. with carpenter's death today, john glenn will be the sole surviving members of that mercury seven astronaut chose no one 1959 who did so much for our country into the 1960s. >> and it really makes sense that they would be so close because there are so few people who can understand the experiences that astronauts have, jim? >> reporter: yes, you know, we talked to candy carpenter just a while ago, the daughter of scott carpenter. she lives here in the boulder area. she's inside for the
the atmosphere and below the ocean's surface. jim huli has more. >> scott carpenter was a nasa elite. chose in 1959 as an original astronaut to join the space flight program and the space race against the soviets. >> they are the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war. the american program was struggling. scott carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was five when her father climbed that a capsule and soared into space. >> i remember a lot of press, a lot of cameras wherever we went. they are always handling it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in 1972 giving this send off to his friend john glenn on his first orbital flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next, in may that year. the mercury astronauts represented a time. scott carpenter named his cap tulle "aurora 7" after a street where he grew up. scott carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way - conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. sc
during the early days of the nasa space program. john glenn is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as pol bearers for scoti carpenter. you may know scoti carpenter's voice better than his face. he was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who uttered the famous words "god speed john glenn", sending his friend soaring into the sky, february 1962. john glenn is here to give the eulogy. with scoti carpenter's passing john glenn is the sole survivor of the original mercury 7 astronauts. >> it is another college football saturday. there were key nca match ups. darren hays will have that and more in sports. >> why honey bees are dying in canada and the devastating impact it could have on our food. o >>> honey bees in canada are dying. it's putting crops at risk. some blame a nicotine-based pesticide. many factories insist it's safe. >> this area is a paradise for bees. the natural vegetation and plant diversity. >> a third generation bee keeper this man is known for the quality of the honey bees he raises to sell to other beekeepers. he's finding far too many of his carefully nur
. they were good friends and neighbours during the early days of the nasa space program. john glen is here, among the astronauts here from nasa as honorary pallbearers. carpenter was the man behind the nasa mike in february 1962 who ordered the famous words "god speed, john glen", sending his friend soaring into the sky, in february 1962. john glen is here to give the ooulolgy for his friend and with carpenter's passing john glen is the sole survivor of the original "mercury 7" astro nauts. >> more than so,000 people are rallying in france, protesting new taxes. officers fired tear gas. the government promised increases of $4 billion to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap lab
we went, and dad handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february 1962 and gave this send off to his friend john glenn, on this flight. >> god speed, john glenn. >> the naval aviator would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the home town hero. he named the capsule "aurora 7." this school at city park bears his name. >> scott carpenter not only explored space, but used his knowledge in a different way - conducting research at the bottom of the o. scott carpenter spent 28 days sitting at the bottom of the pacific in sealab. >> it was 300 metres below the surface, off the coast of california. it was a lab designed to test how long human being could live under water for extended periods. he's the only person who is both an astronaut and aquanaut. >> as friends, family and fellow astronauts say goodbye, scott carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life he had. what a life of adventure and inquiry. he'll be greatly missed and more importantly greatly valued for decades to come. >> scott carpenter wa
. >>> today hundreds of people gaerthed in a church in boulder, california to remember nasa astronaut to circle the earth. he landed nearly throw hundred miles off course. his friend and pioneer john glenn recalled the days training together in nasa and how much carpenter's curiosity helped him to step out. >> we went through the test. scott seemed to enjoy the testing, every bit of. it he was exploring an unknown and that was a way of life with him. exploring an unknown. not only the competition with others, but competition with himself. and what he thought were his own limits. >> i love hearing from that generation, it reminds us that anything is possible. scott carpenter died from complications of a stroke. he was 88. >> in dc former nominee bob dole was on hand to meet the veterans. they travelled from wisconsin to california free of charge paid for by honor flight. and their mission to honor the veterans. >>> the georgia bureau of investigation is looking for a gunman that opened fire on a mayor. the mayor in georgia was hospitalized with gun shot wounds. it is our top story in a
as one of america's first seven astronauts. >> scoti carpenter was one of the nasa's elite, chosen as one of the original "mercury" astronauts in the space race against the soviets. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program struggled. scoti carpenter about and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time. obviously proud of dad for being selected. >> candy was five when her father climbed into her capsule. the time is etched in her memory. i remember a lot of press, a lot of - cameras, wherever we went. and they handled it with great humility. >> scoti carpenter was at the nasa microphone in "62. giving this send off. "good speed, john glenn." the naval aviator would be next. the mercury astronauts represented a bold time. scoti carpenter was the epitome of the hero. >> he named his capsule after the street where he grew up. >> scoti carpenter not only explored space, he used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific
buried this weekend. jim houli has more >> reporter: scott carpenter was one of nasa's elite chosen in 1959 as one. original mercury astroknouts. in the space race against the soph youths. >> they were the first rock stars. >> it was the cold war, the american program was struggling. carpenter and his colleagues were determined to win. >> it was a special time in u.s. history. obviously, you know, very proud of dad for being selected. >> candy carpenter was just 5 when her father climbed into his capsule and soared into space. the time is etched in her memory. >> i remember a lot of press, cameras wherever we went and dad just always handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone in february of 1962 and gave this send-off to his friend, john glenl on his first oritial flight. >> god speed. >> the naval i have a 80or would be next. >> scott carpenter became the epitome of the hometown hero. he named his capsule the aurora 7. this bolder elementary school bear his name. >> scott carpentered used his scientific knowledge and experience nap different way as well
. and they handled it with great humility. >> carpenter was at the nasa microphone, and gave this send off to john glenn on this historical flight. >> god speed, john glenn. the navy aviator would be next. >> it represented a bold time for america, and scoti carpenter was the epitome of the home-town hero. he named his capsule "aurora 7" after the street where he grew up. scoti carpenter used his scientific knowledge in a different way, conducting research at the bottom of the ocean. scoti carpenter spent 28 days living at the bottom of the pacific in an underwater colony called sea lab. >> it was 300m off the coast of california, below the surface. it was to test how long human being could live below the surface. >> he's the only person who is a certified astronaut and aqua indecent assault. >> as friends and family say goodbye scoti carpenter will find his final resting place on earth. >> what a magnificent long life, a life of adventure, inquiry. he'll be greatly missed. more importantly he'll be greatly valued for decades to come. scoti carpenter was 88 years old. >> and still ahead - germany
knew about fast and furious, irs, benghazi, libya, and the nasa spying while they were in -- nsa spying while they were in development. the president does not manage in a microway. he delegates often to incompetent people. most vivid example is the enormous screw up in obama care. that's the president's signature issue and he was apparently totally unaware that the roll out was broken. now, i could be wrong. i could be wrong about this. barack obama may have micromanaged all that stuff i mentioned. it's possible, but i believe improbable. last night on "60 minutes," the horror of four americans being murdered in benghazi, libya are was portrayed. lt. colonel andy wood said he warned the obama administration al qaeda was hunting the american ambassador. >> tried to assassinate the british ambassador. wood says to him, it came as no surprise because al qaeda using a familiar tactic, had stated their intent in an online posting, saying they would attack the red cross, the british, and then the americans in benghazi. >> and you watched. >> as they did each one of those. >> and the british m
for hacking into u.s. army and nasa computer systems. the 28-year-old is accused of stealing information about government employees. prosecutors say the hacking, which started last year, exposed security risks and cost the government millions of dollars. he was arrested and released on bail until february. >> words of praise from president obama during the ceremony honoring his new f.b.i. director. james comey took over after james muller stepped down. he was installed as the bureau's new leader monday. the president describes him at someone who knows what's the right and what's wrong. he served at deputy attorney general during the george w. bush administration. he said it must be independent of outside political forces. >> the f.b.i.'s reputation for integrity is a gift given to every new employee by those who went before, but and it is gift that must be protected and earned every single day. >> during his time in the attorney general's office, comey blocked a wire topping authorization. >> congress will hear testimony from survivors of the benghazi attack. in a tweet lindsey graham said: so
's first granddaughter born in april this year to his daughter jenna. the baby is wearing a nasa outfit. under the obama administration it's been cut no shuttle program. >> they have a lot of outfits left. >>> speaking of political statements, the associated press, the organization of largest news organization in the world, i believe, the photo who has covered the president for years came out against the obama administration saying the control over photographs is so tight that in effect it equals propaganda. they have said in the past five years there have been only two photographs allowed in the oval office of the president. >> yes, santiago lion is the director of photograph for the associated press, basically says he has only been allowed into the oval office two times, which, in historically has not been the case. what they do is release the photos from the white house. so the white house, their own photographer, who, by the way is, a fantastic photographer, not to take anything away from pete sousa who is the official white house photographer, and who has photographed the second re
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